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Delray SE Wood + Carbon Fiber Sunglasses

Delray SE Wood + Carbon Fiber Sunglasses
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Tommy Owens makes these classically shaped sunglasses with a modern twist. Their outer layers are made from natural hardwood with a layer of durable carbon fiber sandwiched in the center. For added flair, they have a Vans-inspired checkerboard pattern on the ends of their temples. Available in zebrawood or ebony.

Uncrate x Wayne Enterprises Collection

Uncrate x Wayne Enterprises Collection
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Uncrate and DC Comics teamed up with some of the best clothing and accessory brands to create the Wayne Enterprises collection. They feature subtle branding in the form of Bruce Wayne’s company’s logo and emphasize style and class over vengeance. Standouts include a leather folder, a brass and leather punching bag, and translucent gray sunglasses.

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Blenders Meister X2 ORBR II Sunglasses

Blenders Meister X2 ORBR II Sunglasses
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Meister X2 sunglasses offer a modern spin on Aviator-style sunglasses with their single-lens design. They look especially sweet in this ORBR II special edition, rocking mirrored blue polarized lenses and striped temples, inspired by Oracle Red Bull Racing’s team colors.

Kaenon Rockaway Polarized Sunglasses

Kaenon Rockaway Polarized Sunglasses
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An instant classic, Kaenon’s high-clarity Rockaway sunglasses feature a lightweight frame in three mod colorways. Handcrafted in Japan, their SR-91 lenses rival the clarity of glass and are more scratch and impact resistant than glass or polycarbonate. Recessed nose pads discreetly keep the Rockaway in place.

Making a Top-Secret iPad Screen

Making a Top-Secret iPad Screen

Hate when people look over your shoulder to see what’s on your screen? While there are privacy filters that can reduce the viewing angle of displays, Hugh Jefferys’ mod prevents others from seeing an iPad Mini’s screen, and only someone wearing polarized glasses can view its contents. It’s a neat idea but a daunting task.

Kaenon Essentials Sunglasses

Kaenon Essentials Sunglasses
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All polarized sunglasses are not created equal. Kaenon Essentials’ handcrafted sunnies are clearer, lighter, stronger, and extremely hard to scratch, thanks to their resin-based lenses from a 150-year-old Japanese optics factory. Style standouts include Avalon, Arroyo, and Venice, each in 8+ cool frame and lens color combos.

SPY+ Happy Boost Sunglasses

SPY+ Happy Boost Sunglasses
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Sunlight is proven to boost your mood. Now sunglasses can make you happier, too. Twelve styles of SPY+ eyewear feature Happy Boost, an innovation that enhances color without dulling the white balance. It’s the first therapeutic lens tech to let long-wave blue light through while blocking detrimental short-wave blue and UV rays.

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Timberland Earthkeepers Eyewear Collection

Timberland Earthkeepers Eyewear Collection
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Timberland’s Earthkeepers eyewear collection introduces frames that integrate bio-based materials made from renewable castor oil instead of petroleum-based plastics. Temple detailing is inspired by Timberland’s original yellow boot, and sunglasses are polarized with an anti-reflective coating on select styles.

SPY+ Helm Tech Sunglasses

SPY+ Helm Tech Sunglasses
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More than basic sunglasses, Helm Tech by SPY+ is an active multitasker. Its Happy Lens tech is designed to boost mood, alertness, color, and contrast, with polycarbonate lenses that follow the curvature of the eye to reduce eyestrain and distortion. Removable side shields and 100% UV protection block out the sun.

Spy+ Optic Monolith 50/50 Sunglasses

Spy+ Optic Monolith 50/50 Sunglasses
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Go big and bright or go home. Monolith 50/50 sunglasses by Spy+ Optic deliver bold style in a rainbow of colors. The large, polycarbonate single lens is curved for distortion-free panoramas, while Happy™ lens tech scientifically boosts mood. 100% UV protection reduces sun damage and the frame’s ventilation system reduces fog.

Ombraz Armless Sunglasses

Ombraz Armless Sunglasses
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Ombraz solves the biggest gripes about sunglasses: slipping off and breaking. Instead of sidearms, Ombraz uses an adjustable nylon cord that doubles as a lanyard. The lightweight frames have no hinges to bust, and German-engineered optics offer UVA/UVB protection. For every sale, Ombraz plants 20 mangrove trees.

MarsQuest Audio Sunglasses

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These may look like ordinary sunglasses, but their temples pack tiny speakers, a battery, and a microphone, so they double as headphones. They feature polarized lenses with UVA/UVB protection and offer up to 5 hours of talk and music time via a Bluetooth wireless connection.

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Rumpl Shady Sunglass Pouch

Rumpl Shady Sunglass Pouch
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Rumpl’s softly padded sunglass case borrows its looks from the brand’s puffy indoor/outdoor blankets. It keeps your glasses scratch-free and has a DWR finish to resist stains and water. It also fits many phones and has a hidden zipper pocket for storing credit cards or your house key.

Transition Contact Lenses

Transition Contact Lenses

We like prescription sunglasses that automatically change from light to dark depending on the amount of sunlight. But this parody commercial from John Milhiser shows us just how wrong things could go if they put the same technology into contact lenses.

HighRise Sunglasses

HighRise Sunglasses
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Shady Rays’ HighRise offers a modern take on a classic sunglass shape. They feature a single-piece lens with UV protection and polarization to reduce glare. They come with black, brown, blue, or rose gold mirror lenses, and include a microfiber pouch. Each order provides 10 meals to those in need, via Feeding America.

Rheos x Southern Tide Nautical Sunglasses

Rheos x Southern Tide Nautical Sunglasses
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No more summer bummers losing shades that sink to the bottom. Rheos Nautical Eyewear collaborated with Southern Tide to create the preppy clothier’s first sunglass collection… and they float. Six frame styles (men, women, unisex) pair with polarized nylon, shatter-resistant lenses that are clearer than glass.

Rheos Nylon Optic Sunglasses

Rheos Nylon Optic Sunglasses
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There’s nothing like having your sunglasses break or sink like a rock to spoil outdoor fun. Rheos Gear’s lightweight, shock-resistant sunglasses are polarized, UV-protected lenses that boast the benefits of a glass or polycarbonate lenses without the drawbacks. They float, won’t shatter, and have an anti-fog coating.

Tens Spectachrome Sunglasses

Tens Spectachrome Sunglasses

Do you enjoy the distinctive color palettes of Wes Anderson’s movies? Live every day like you’re in one with these special color-enhancing sunglasses, which feature a custom filter lens inspired by the cinematography of the director’s films. Now if only they could make everything symmetrical and fastidiously organized.

McLaren Vision Eyewear

McLaren Vision Eyewear

Performance car expert McLaren is now applying their design and engineering to eyewear. The sleek glasses are made using titanium. Higher-end models are 3D printed from the material, and can be custom printed to fit the wearer’s face. They’ll also offer a new Leica sun lens, with types for driving, skiing, sailing, city life, or golf.

Soxick Night Glasses

Soxick Night Glasses

These polarized eyeglasses reduce glare from bright lights and wet surfaces. They’re great for driving or cycling at nighttime and on cloudy, rainy or foggy days. Their frames are flexible and lightweight. They come in a variety of designs, and clip-on models.

Fos Recycled Plastic Sunglasses

Fos Recycled Plastic Sunglasses
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Barcelona-based Esferica makes the frame of its Fos sunglasses out of recycled plastic. The recycling process makes each frame unique, colorful, and fully recyclable. It also holds hour-long workshops where customers make their own sunglasses.

Readerest Eyeglasses Holder

Readerest Eyeglasses Holder

Readerest’s tiny magnetic holder secures your eyewear to your clothes. Even if you forget that you put them there, the strong magnets will make sure that your glasses stay put. You can also use them to hang IDs, earphones and other slim objects.

Snap Nico & Veronica Spectacles

Snap Nico & Veronica Spectacles
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How many times have you been off on an adventure only to realize, “Shoot, I forgot to take a picture!” Snap Spectacles are the solution. These camera glasses remove the barrier between you and your subject so you can snap first-person HD photos and video.

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